Reddit COO On Balancing Professional Progression With Humbleness

Don’t learn the hard way and follow your professional passion, advises Reddit’s Chief Operating Officer Jen Wong. Having toiled away at a financial gig she was less than enamored with, Jen went back to school, changed careers and landed executive roles at AOL, POPSUGAR, Time Inc. and now Reddit – which is home to more than 100,000 active online communities. While good fortune and big swings can, in part, be attributed to her success, read on to see why surrounding yourself with talented leaders and a “Company First” value can go a long way.

@lgranatstein Lisa Granatstein is the Chief Content Officer at Adweek.